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The Oregon Trail

Author: Francis Parkman; David Levin
Publisher: Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England ; New York, N.Y. : Penguin Books, 1982.
Series: Penguin American library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Oregon Trail is the gripping account of Francis Parkman's journey west across North America in 1846. After crossing the Allegheny Mountains by coach and continuing by boat and wagon to Westport, Missouri, he set out with three companions on a horseback journey that would ultimately take him over two thousand miles. Map.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Francis Parkman; Francis Parkman
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Francis Parkman; David Levin
ISBN: 0140390421 9780140390421
OCLC Number: 8729087
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: The California and Oregon Trail. New York : Putnam, 1849.
Description: 463 pages : portrait ; 19 cm.
Series Title: Penguin American library.
Responsibility: by Francis Parkman, Jr. ; edited with an introduction by David Levin.

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The Oregon Trail is the gripping account of Francis Parkman's journey west across North America in 1846. After crossing the Allegheny Mountains by coach and continuing by boat and wagon to Westport, Missouri, he set out with three companions on a horseback journey that would ultimately take him over two thousand miles. Map.

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Parkman’s account is the acknowledged classic of the American journey in 1846, chronicling the author’s journey along a portion of the Oregon Trail. His first-person, in-depth descriptions of people and their adventures, as well as vibrant imagery of nature, bring the reader right along with him on the...
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